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RMRS-GTR-14: Plant-herbivore interactions in Atriplex: current state of knowledge


Cibils, Andrés F.; Swift, David M.; McArthur, E. Durant. 1998. Plant-herbivore interactions in Atriplex: current state of knowledge. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-14. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 31 p.

Atriplex is a widespread genus with species dispersed over almost all continents. Many taxa within this genus perform outstandingly under a variety of stress conditions and are often an important source of forage for herbivores. Such attributes have drawn the attention of many researchers who have conducted extensive studies on Atriplex across a wide variety of environments and management scenarios. This report reviews much of the literature dealing with aspects of the biology of Atriplex from an animal-plant interaction perspective.

Keywords: saltbushes, shrub ecology, animal-plant interactions


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Title: RMRS-GTR-14: Plant-herbivore interactions in Atriplex: current state of knowledge
Electronic Publish Date: December 31, 2012
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